21:53 UK time, Wednesday, 9 July 2014
Hundreds of millions of pounds of government funding is announced for the region and more than half of it will be spent within the next year.
The M11 in Essex is closed as police deal with a fatal crash on the southbound carriageway.
Nick Browne scores his second unbeaten century of the match as Essex draw with Derbyshire at Chesterfield.
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Archaeologist Ben Robinson flies over the Broads where aerial photos have discovered a staggering 945 previously unknown ancient sites
Charting the golfing success of 18-year-old Charley Hull from Kettering
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